If you ask around, odds are people tell you that 1917 is a lock to win Best Picture. And while 1917 has received multiple other awards this season, I am here to make the case it is not the best positioned to win Best Picture under a preferential ballot system. I will present the case for and against the top four contenders for the top prize of the night.
Category: Awards Season
2019 Oscars Predictions
2018 was a year full of great movies. It was not until the big-studio fall movies were launched at the Venice and Toronto film festivals back in October that the awards season started crystallizing. For the past few months, many industry insiders and cinephiles have been paying close attention to the usual series of film [...]
With ROMA, Netflix changes its awards season strategy
It seems like Netflix has grown to understand the effort that it takes to campaign a Best Picture contender, and it has an incredible one in its hands. Now we have to wait and see if it pays off...
With the Venice Film Festival, the Awards Season Begins
With the start of Venice Film Festival and the premiere of Damien Chazelle's new film First Man, the 2018 Awards Season has officially begun. In the next two months, a series of big film festivals will take place, including Venice, Telluride, Toronto and New York. From now on, you will be hearing about Oscar prospect surprises and disappointments. We are already seeing initial reactions to some of the biggest movies of the year. Read below for some insights about this year's Awards Season...
Oscar’s nominations 2018: Who gets in
The Oscar's are once again approaching rapidly. Ballots were turned in this past January 12th and nominations will finally be out tomorrow morning. Stream it online at 8:20AM ET on the Oscar's official YouTube channel. This year is as competitive as any recent year with many movies, directors, actors and actresses competing neck to neck [...]
Golden Globes 2018: Winners and Surprises.
The Golden Globes are unpredictable, but that is part of the fun. The most nominated film of the night (The Shape of Water) took home one Globe (Best Director). In this article we are going to present the results and discuss what this means going forward in this awards season. Best Motion Picture - Drama [...]
Predictions: Golden Globes 2018
The Golden Globes tend to be hard to predict. The small voting population of the HFPA makes for surprising nominees and winners. This year there were some surprising snubs - most notably Greta Gerwig for Best Director and The Big Sick as Best Comedy/Musical. Instead, we got Ridley Scott for All The Money in the World [...]